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June 2020 -- Milton Town Meeting members overwhelmingly approve an update to the town's Stormwater Management Bylaw.
Discover new online resources that support water conservation and pollution prevention education.
For just $5 you can get the Neponset River Paddler's Guide and explore Boston's "Hidden River"!
We've joined forces with Greater Boston Trout Unlimited on a major new effort to save the Neponset's native brook trout.
Seek and ye shall find!
EPA discusses plans to nominate lower Neponset River to "superfund" list to address contaminated sediments
Learn more about this "FOREVER" chemical.
View results from the volunteer CWMN Program to check on the health of your waterways
Join NepRWA and the Watershed Action Alliance at a legislative breakfast with our elected leaders
Recently completed rain gardens at the Luce Elementary School and Devoll Field will protect nearby Pequid and Beaver Meadow Brooks from harmful stormwater pollution.
Overall, it's a mixed outlook for the Neponset River, with outstanding dissolved oxygen, mediocre total phosphorus, and worsening E. coli levels.
With your help, we met our public access challenge grant goal in the closing hours of 2019!
The Neponset River makes a comeback with better E. coli, Phosphorus, and Dissolved Oxygen levels in September.
This important partnership creates new opportunities for young people in Boston and helps to develop future stewards of the watershed.
NepRWA now has $20,000 to help lead the Traphole Brook Restoration Project, thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust!
Developing a network of greenways and blueways is one of the best ways to prepare our watershed to withstand the impacts of climate change.
Our August water quality results show the harmful effect that polluted stormwater runoff has on the river.
As you begin to rake your leaves, please consider that any leaves that are left on the pavement can clog storm drains and flood your neighborhood.
Projects Will Improve River Health and Increase Community Resilience to Climate Change